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What's in a Wikk candle?

Kerin Kolonoskie

You may have noticed that Wikk Candles are soy wax, phthalate free and use organic cotton wicks. What does that mean and why is it important? Phthalates are chemicals used to soften PVC plastic and also as solvents in  consumer products. Test have shown that they can damage the liver, kidneys, lungs, and reproductive system. Not great, right? So if we can avoid burning a known harmful chemical in our homes, we probably should. Soy is a great alternative from typical paraffin wax. Paraffin wax when burned creates toxic chemicals like benzene and toluene. It is a petroleum product, so...